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LATIN

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LATIN 101 Elementary Latin (5)
An intensive study of grammar, with reading and writing of simple Latin prose. First in a sequence of three. Offered: A.

LATIN 102 Elementary Latin (5)
An intensive study of grammar, with reading and writing of simple Latin prose. Second in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: LATIN 101. Offered: W.

LATIN 103 Elementary Latin (5)
Reading of selections from classical Latin literature. Third in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: LATIN 102. Offered: Sp.

LATIN 300 Latin Language, Accelerated (5)
Intensive introduction to classical Latin. Not accepted as upper-division credit toward a major in Latin or classics. Does not satisfy foreign language proficiency requirement. Cannot be taken for credit if LATIN 101 already taken. Offered: W.

LATIN 301 Latin Language, Accelerated (5)
Intensive introduction to classical Latin. Not accepted as upper-division credit toward a major in Latin or classics. Does not satisfy foreign language proficiency requirement. Cannot be taken for credit if LATIN 101 already taken. Prerequisite: LATIN 300. Offered: Sp.

LATIN 305 Introduction to Latin Literature (5) VLPA
Readings in prose and poetry from various Latin authors; elementary exercises in Latin prose composition. Recommended: either LATIN 103, LATIN 301, or equivalent. Offered: A.

LATIN 306 Cicero and Ovid (5) VLPA
Readings from the orations of Cicero and the poetry of Ovid; elementary exercises in Latin prose composition. Prerequisite: LATIN 305. Offered: W.

LATIN 307 Vergil (5) VLPA
Selections from the first six books of the Aeneid; elementary exercises in Latin prose composition or metrics. Prerequisite: LATIN 306. Offered: Sp.

LATIN 401 Medieval Latin Literature to 1200 (3) VLPA Hinds
Texts read in Latin; cultural and historical contexts discussed. Presupposes year and a half of Latin or equivalent. Informal individual guidance available to members of class handling medieval or Renaissance Latin texts in their research. Recommended: LATIN 306.

LATIN 402 Later Medieval and Renaissance Latin Literature (3) VLPA Hinds
Texts read in Latin; cultural and historical contexts discussed. Presupposes year and a half of Latin or equivalent. Informal individual guidance available to members of class handling medieval or Renaissance Latin texts in their research. Recommended: LATIN 306.
Instructor Course Description: Stephen E. Hinds

LATIN 405 Undergraduate Seminar in Classics (5, max. 15)
Seminar on a broadly defined topic in classics. Includes reading in Latin or Greek as appropriate for individual students. Additional readings of works in English translation and works of scholarship chosen to give undergraduate majors familiarity with research methods and perspective on the discipline.

LATIN 412 Lucretius (3) VLPA Blondell, Clauss
Recommended: either minimum two years of Latin language study at college level or equivalent.

LATIN 414 Seneca (3) VLPA Blondell, Gowing, Stroup
Recommended: either minimum two years of Latin language study at college level or equivalent.

LATIN 422 Livy (3) VLPA Clauss, Gowing, Stroup
Recommended: either minimum two years of Latin language study at college level or equivalent.

LATIN 423 Cicero and Sallust (3) VLPA Clauss, Gowing, Stroup
Recommended: either minimum two years of Latin language study at college level or equivalent.

LATIN 424 Tacitus (3) VLPA Clauss, Gowing, Stroup
Recommended: either minimum two years of Latin language study at college level or equivalent.

LATIN 447 Roman Lyric (3) VLPA Clauss, Connors, Hinds
Recommended: either minimum two years of Latin language study at college level or equivalent.

LATIN 449 Roman Elegy (3) VLPA Connors, Hinds
Recommended: either minimum two years of Latin language study at college level or equivalent.

LATIN 451 Roman Satire (3) VLPA Connors, Gowing, Stroup
Recommended: either minimum two years of Latin language study at college level or equivalent.

LATIN 457 Roman Drama (3) VLPA Connors
Recommended: either minimum two years of Latin language study at college level or equivalent.

LATIN 458 Roman Epic (3) VLPA Clauss, Connors, Hinds
Recommended: either minimum two years of Latin language study at college level or equivalent.

LATIN 461 Latin Literature of the Republic (3-5, max. 15) VLPA
Readings and discussion of selected authors from the era of the Roman Republic. Recommended: either minimum two years of Latin language study at college level or equivalent.

LATIN 462 Latin Literature of the Augustan Age (3-5, max. 15) VLPA
Readings and discussion of selected authors from the Augustan era. Recommended: either minimum two years of Latin language study at college level or equivalent.

LATIN 463 Latin Literature of the Empire (3-5, max. 15) VLPA
Readings and discussion of selected authors from the Roman Empire. Recommended: either minimum two years of Latin language study at college level or equivalent.

LATIN 465 Roman Topography and Monuments (5, max. 10) VLPA Clauss, Gowing, Stroup, Topper
Study of the material remains of ancient Rome from the archaic period through the imperial age. Reading of source materials and inscriptions in Latin. Conducted in Rome. Recommended: either minimum two years of Latin language study at college level or equivalent. Offered: Sp.

LATIN 490 Supervised Study (*, max. 18)
Special work in literary and philosophical texts for graduates and undergraduates. Recommended: either minimum two years of Latin language study at college level or equivalent.

LATIN 500 Grammar and Composition (5) Clauss, Gowing, Hinds, Stroup
Translation of passages from English to Latin for the purpose of acquiring advanced knowledge of the grammar and style of the classical tongue.

LATIN 501 Vergil (5) Clauss, Hinds
The Aeneid.

LATIN 502 Horace (5) Clauss
Odes or Epistles.

LATIN 503 Plautus and Terence: Early Republican Literature (5) Connors, Stroup
Plautus and Terence.

LATIN 504 Philosophy at Rome (5) Blondell, Stroup
Selected philosophical works of Cicero and other sources for Hellenistic and Roman philosophy.

LATIN 506 Cicero (5) Gowing, Stroup
Select speeches, with attention to rhetorical theory and/or letters.

LATIN 508 Silver Latin Literature (5) Connors, Hinds
Selectiosn from Martial, Lucan, and Petronius.

LATIN 510 Roman Historians (5, max. 10) Clauss, Gowing
Caesar, Livy, and Tacitus.

LATIN 512 Augustan Poetry (5, max. 15)

LATIN 520 Seminar (5, max. 45)

LATIN 540 Topics in Latin Literary History (5, max. 25)
Reading of a range of Latin texts by various authors. Offered: AWSpS.

LATIN 565 Seminar in Rome (5, max. 10) Clauss, Gowing, Stroup, Topper
Study of selected topics and authors in Latin literature. Conducted in Rome.

LATIN 590 Supervised Study (*, max. 18)
Prerequisite: permission of Graduate Program Coordinator.

LATIN 600 Independent Study or Research (*-)